Dream a little dream …

If Mike Schatz has lost any sleep over his new one-man show, it seems only fair. “Apnea,” his world premiere at Dad’s Garage’s Top Shelf space, uses his tussle with the sleep disorder to juxtapose his waking life with his personal dreamscape.

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ALL'S WELL THAT ZENS WELL

Atlanta Renaissance man Phillip DePoy — actor, playwright, director, musician, composer, novelist and college professor — has written a new book. In “The Tao and the Bard: A Conversation,” he moderates an imaginary, quote-driven discussion between William Shakespeare and the author of the “Tao Te Ching.”

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This weekend's best bets: April 25

If we could see anything within the next week or so, it’d be the U.S. premiere of “Lady Lay” at 7 Stages, Moving in the Spirit’s “Between Worlds,” Atlanta Opera’s “The Italian Girl From Algiers,” Itzhak Perlman with the ASO, and “Much Ado About Nothing” under the stars, as Georgia Shakespeare once again fills Piedmont Park. So much to choose from, so little time!

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